Teacher Education Council
The Teacher Education Council serves in an advisory capacity to the Director of Teacher Education. The Council (1) reviews teacher education regulations and proposed changes; (2) reviews all approved teacher education programs, proposed programs, and proposed changes in approved programs; (3) makes recommendations regarding the professional education sequence; and (4) makes recommendations regarding the selection, admission, and retention of teacher education students. Standing subcommittees of the Teacher Education Council include the Selection, Admission, and Retention Committee and the Faculty Development Committee.
Faculty: One elected by and from the Faculty Senate; one from each certificate program appointed by the department chair of the discipline.
Students: One representing elementary education; one representing secondary education; and one representing Educational Leadership, all appointed by the Student Government Association President.
Administrators: Director of Teacher Education (ex-officio, non-voting) chairs the Council; Coordinator of Field Experience (ex-officio) serves as permanent Chair of Selection, Admission, and Retention Committee, NCATE Coordinator (ex-officio, non-voting).
Public: Two invited to participate by the Teacher Education Council (non-voting).